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UNHRC Adopts Consensus Resolution on Rohingya Crisis

Industry: NGO, NGO & Development
Company: United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
Company Intelligence Tag: Business Insights

During the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, a resolution titled “Human Rights Situation of Rohingya Muslims and Other Minorities of Myanmar” was adopted by consensus. The resolution, tabled by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), emphasized the urgency of finding a sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis. It called for the creation of a conducive environment in Myanmar’s Rakhine for repatriation, as well as ensuring justice and accountability for the persecuted Rohingya people. While there were divergences among UN member states regarding the resolution, it praised Bangladesh for providing temporary shelter to the displaced Rohingyas and expressed concern over their increasing frustration. The resolution also emphasized the importance of international cooperation and accountability for atrocities committed against the Rohingyas, supporting the ongoing judicial processes at the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice.

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